Archive for May 2017

Bands vs. DJs

bride on a budget

Okay … you’re planning your Alabama wedding reception, and you are a bride on a budget. As we’ve written in a previous blogpost [“How much to spend on wedding entertainment”], entertainment makes the event.  The question is, what type of entertainment is right for you? Every event needs music.  DJ entertainment and bands each have their…

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The definitive guide to babies at weddings

Get ready for controversy: babies at weddings. Your friendships are about to be tested.  If you’re prepared, you can minimize the damage. I refer, of course, to that timeless issue of whether or not to let your friends bring their babies to your Alabama wedding. You face two scenarios when it comes to babies at weddings…

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How much interaction do you want?

packed dance floors

  What single factor will determine the success of your wedding? Packed dance floors. If you’re like the typical bridal couple, success is defined by the dance floor.  If it is empty, the wedding is considered a failure.  If it is packed, it is considered a success. If it is packed all night long, well,…

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Ugly, ugly bridesmaid dresses in movies and TV

ugly bridesmaid dresses

How many women groan when asked to be a bridesmaid? Their minds go something like this: “I know she’s going to make me wear an ugly bridesmaid dress that costs me a fortune.  How can I possibly get out of this?  Please, God, do something!  I need help!” In order to counter the stigma associated…

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Top Ten Classic Songs for Your First Dance

top ten songs for your first dance

Two singular moments define your wedding day:  your vows and your first dance. Here’s our top ten songs for your first dance. Your first dance is a magical moment in your life.  You’ll never forget it.  The song you select for us to play should be personal, meaningful, and nice and slow. Song lyrics are…

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